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Pasta Evangelists – Delivery

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September 3, 2019

So my delivery from Pasta Evangelists arrived today. Pictures follow.

My first reaction was "where are the cooking instructions?" But each meal is colour coded with a dot, and in the enclosed booklet, full details are given - a lengthy description, ingredients and cooking instructions.
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Pasta Evangelists

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August 30, 2019

I originally set up this blog to encourage me to cook more from scratch. I still like to do so, but there are other times when you just want a plate of delicious food delivered to you.

Pasta Evangelists sell "artisan" pasta online, delivered to your door. It is a bit pricey, at...
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Simply Cook – A Recipe Box With A Twist

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July 29, 2017

Today, I am reviewing Simply Cook, a different type of recipe box from the others I have reviewed so far - Gousto, Hello Fresh, Mindful Chef.
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Graze: Snacks by Post

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July 26, 2017

I've just given Graze another try. Back in 2013, I took up their "first box free" offer, but it turned into a bit of a hash. The free box never turned up, and Graze's only response was to offer me a box at half-price. This didn't fill me with joy, so I cancelled my new...
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Everdine: The Story Continues

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June 2, 2017
Black Bean Chili Burrito

So, not a bad meal yet. Rather than creating new posts for every meal I cook and snap, I'm just going to post the next few pictures here, so anyone interested can see how the meals turn out.

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Everdine: Jerk Chicken With Pineapple Salsa

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June 1, 2017

Another Everdine meal, and another success. Chicken was well cooked; rice was nice and separated, not sticky; salsa added a nice sweet acidic touch.

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Everdine: Morrocan Chicken Tagine

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May 29, 2017

My first Everdine frozen meal. Straight out of the freezer, into the microwave - 8 minutes with a stir half-way through; and 1 minute to stand.
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Everdine (frozen prepared meals)

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May 27, 2017

Everdine are a food-by-mail company, but they supply frozen prepared meals, all ready to go in the oven or microwave.
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HelloFresh – Recipe Box

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December 12, 2016

So, another week, another recipe box scheme. This week it is the turn of HelloFresh.

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Gousto delivery number 2

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October 5, 2016

The contents of today's box.

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